2008 Dodge Caliber Overview


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2008 Dodge Caliber Overview

Not much changed for the Dodge Caliber in 2008. This unique SUV-hatchback-station wagon compact has 4 doors and seats 5. The Caliber comes in 4 trims: the SE, SXT, R/T FWD, and R/T AWD.

Think of the SE and SXT as the more basic trims and the R/T as the more premium trim. The SE and SXT have a standard 1.8 L, 148 hp engine with 5 speed manual transmission that you can upgrade to a 2.0 L, 158 hp model. The R/T features a 2.4 L, 172 hp engine with 2 speed continuously variable transmission. All trims include standard front and side curtain airbags. Gas mileage comes out to 28 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway.

Overall, reviewers like the '08 Caliber's innovative design, comfort, and conservative fuel economy. On the other hand, you'd like to see a little more horsepower in a modern day vehicle. In any event, pick up a Dodge Caliber if you want comfort and finesse in a truly unique package.


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    L Shift

    I would like to know.What does the L mean on the shifter

    97 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Car Won't Crank ,i Get Nothing But All Electral Works

    car started fine this morning now won't crank over

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    How To Check Dodge Caliber Cvt Transmission Fluid Level?

    I bough used Dodge caliber SXT 2008 & i don't know how to check the CVT fluid level also can i use the normal fluids ?? P.S\ the nearest dealer is about 1500 KM far from where i live so i think i nee...

    52,479 views with 18 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    How Do U Insert Cd?

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    Dodge Caliber Instrument Cluster

    I have an 08 Caliber and a wrecked 08 Caliber I had to use for parts after an accident. They have 2 different instrument clusters, one with tach and one without. Im looking at switching the two. Q...

    1 view with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)